RADCAT Case Directory
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RADCAT is a revitalized special project now being conducted jointly by NICAP & Project 1947 with the help and cooperation of the original compiler of RADCAT, Martin Shough, to create a comprehensive listing of radar cases with detailed documentation from all previous catalogues, including UFOCAT and original RADCAT.

Ground & Air Radar Tracks Object At 47,000'
April 2, 1962
Goose Bay, Labrador, Canada


Brad Sparks:
April 2, 1962; Goose Bay, Labrador, Canada (BBU)
(McDonald list)
  
Dan Wilson: 
April 2, 1962; Goose Bay, Labrador, Canada
At 1:30 a.m. local time, one object was picked up on ground radar at approx. 47,000 feet on an easterly course at about 72 knots. This was observed by 10 witnesses on the ground radar. Two F-102 aircraft were scrambled and picked up the object on their radars and lock-on was obtained for three separate passes. Pilots stated that their overtake speeds indicated that the target was nearly stationary. Estimated winds at 40,000 to 47,000 feet were 240/90. Radar located at 641st AC&W Squadron, Melville Air Station, Labrador. Radars used were an FPS-20, FPS-6B, and an Airborne Fire Control Radar MG10. Length of observation was 1 hour and 54 minutes. (McDonals list)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/620402goose_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)


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